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  • Collection: DC Community Heritage Project 2013

This film, produced for the 2013 DCCHP Showcase event, highlights the grantee projects produced during the cycle. The film is separated into categories focusing on: Landmarks, Neighborhoods, and Culture.

This script for a musical production has both spoken and signed dialogue. It dramatizes the history of Kendall Green, the National College for the Deaf and Dumb (later Gallaudet University, as well as Helen Keller's arrival in Washington, DC.

This article uses archival research and testimony from neighborhood residents to describe the history of Fairfax Village in Washington, DC. The document provides a historical narrative beginning with the neighborhood's construction in 1938, its…

This mixed media piece reflects the unspoken code used by slaves seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad. The piece depicts good fortune, where friendly Native American populations may be found, protection, and the nearby presence of the…

This mixed media piece reflects the unspoken code used by slaves seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad. This piece depicts a synthesis of African and Creole beliefs in the divine, and luck.

This three dimensional, mixed media art piece reflects the unspoken code used by slaves seeking freedom along the Underground Railroad. See the essay entitled "Visual Cues Along the Journey on the Underground Railroad" by Dr. Anne Bouie for a…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Nash-Hubbard grew up gardening at Fort Dupont Park in Washington, DC. She learned the…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Tony Senerchia grew up in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC where both of…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Siedel grew up in New York City in the 1930s, and began her career in the United…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Brandenburg was born in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC in 1950, but he…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Womack was born in Halifax, VA, a town, historically known for tobacco production,…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Pittman was born in Little Rock, AR, but his family moved to the Truxton…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Baumgartner was raised in Elkton, KY where his family owned a tobacco farm.…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Lovos was born in El Salvador on a farm where he worked with his family for most of…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city. Alexander Matthews discusses his early life, and arrival in Washington, DC. He describes…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Ken LePoer and his wife Barbara LePoer started as urban farmers after they took a…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Platte discusses his introduction to the community at the West End Garden shortly…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Rubin arrived in DC in 1944 where she began work as a meteorologist. She met her…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Kenepp arrived in DC in 1988 for a job and brought her deeply ingrained love of…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

The daughter of German immigrants, Meyer grew up in a Washington, DC household where…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Croskey discusses her early life in North Carolina, where her family owned and…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Borghese grew up on a farm in her native Austria where she learned to garden and…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Taylor was attracted to Washington, DC by the mild climate and abundance of public…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Trooboff came to Washington, DC in 1969 and began gardening at Friendship Community…

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Senerchia and his wife bought a house in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC…
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